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In the state of Nebraska, a divorced spouse, or an individual going through divorce, may file for alimony. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony
- minimizing any negative impact of parental conflict on children.
- provide parents the tools they need ....... Click here to get more info on Custody
For Nebraska, a spouse who wishes to file divorce must have lived in the state for one year before they can file in their county court house. ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce
The court will decide a request for visitation based on whether granting a parent visitation would be in the "best interests of the child."
What is considered in a child's "best interests" are outlined under the custody and visitation statute which indicate the following factors are relevant to this type of decision such as:
maintaining a safe, stable, consistent, and nurturing relationship with the child; the ongoing developmental needs of the child; adequate educat ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation
Courts will consider the following factors: listed by the court in Heald v. Heald, 259 Neb. 604, 611 N.W.2d 598 (2000) which include "the duration of the marriage, a history of the contributions to the marriage by each party, ....... Click here to get more info on Property Division